Archive for April 2016

Clarius at the Summit to Sound Convention

A hand holding up a Clarius portable ultrasound scanner

Emergency physicians gathered in Seattle this week for the annual Summit to Sound convention hosted by the Washington Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physician.   Renowned leaders and experts provided an up-to-date look at the latest trends and concepts in emergency medicine. Dave Willis and Brad Nichol demonstrated the Clarius Handheld Wireless Ultrasound…

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Innovative Vascular Ultrasound Program Proves Successful

Vascular Ultrasound Program Infographic

A pioneering vascular ultrasound program has greatly improved the accuracy of IV “needle sticks” at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System. Matthew Ostroff, a nurse who is board-certified in Vascular Access, approached hospital leadership with the idea, making a strong case for how using ultrasound for vascular access could improve patient outcomes. Realizing the potential benefits across…

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Clarius: Wireless Innovation

Kwun-Keat Chan displays the Clarius wireless scanner

This week’s post comes from our head of hardware engineering, Kwun-Keat Chan. Kwun discusses some innovative features his team has developed for the Clarius scanner. When we were developing the Clarius scanner, we wanted to make sure it was a significant improvement on existing devices. Our most significant innovation was to make Clarius completely wireless.…

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Clarius: Ultrasound Evolved

Kris Dickie shows an ultrasound image from the handheld Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanner

Today we have a guest post from Kris Dickie, Director of Innovation at Clarius. Kris explains why the Clarius App and Ultrasound Scanner provide a powerful advantage over traditional ultrasound alternatives. The app-based nature of the Clarius handheld wireless ultrasound scanner presents a great opportunity for innovation in ultrasound medicine. Traditional ultrasound equipment relies on…

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SonoWorld Spotlight on Clarius

A woman uses a Clarius wireless ultrasound scanner on a man and views the ultrasound image on an iPad

We are excited to announce that SonoWorld has published a video featuring Clarius Co-Founder Dave Willis on the show floor at AIUM 2016. Willis has over 40 years of experience as a healthcare tech executive and entrepreneur. He co-founded Clarius to develop a handheld, wireless, mobile-based ultrasound scanner that can be used in a variety of…

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Mobile Ultrasound for Resource-Constrained Environments

Rural African Villagers Holding Portable Solar Charger

A few of the Clarius team recently had the opportunity to meet a broad range of ultrasound users at the AIUM 2016 conference. We heard from many clinicians working for Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in developing nations who are excited about the potential for Clarius to expand the clinical applications of ultrasound in remote and under-resourced…

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